Definition of Demeaning

1. Adjective. Causing awareness of your shortcomings. "Golf is a humbling game"

Exact synonyms: Humbling, Humiliating, Mortifying
Similar to: Undignified



Definition of Demeaning

1. Verb. (present participle of demean) ¹

2. Adjective. degrading; that degrades ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demeaning

1. demean [v] - See also: demean

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demeaning

dematin
demaund
demaunde
demaunded
demaunder
demaunding
demaunds
demayne
demaynes
deme
demean
demeanance
demeane
demeaned
demeanes
demeaning (current term)
demeaningly
demeaningness
demeanor
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demecarium bromide
demeclocycline
demeclocycline hydrochloride
demecolcine
demency

Literary usage of Demeaning

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1. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch (1885)
"showed was admirable, not being elated with honors, and demeaning himself tranquilly and sedately in adversity ; holding the opinion that he ought to offer ..."

2. Saracinesca by Francis Marion Crawford (1887)
"... he is capable of so demeaning his manhood as to excite interest in his weaknesses rather than that he should cease to be the object of any interest ..."

3. Report of the Missouri Task Force on Gender and Justice (1994)
"demeaning CONDUCT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT The Task Force received a small, but still disturbing, number of reports of inappropriate and demeaning conduct ..."

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